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Day: December 16, 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC to pronounce verdict on Monday

New Delhi, Dec 15: The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce on Monday its verdict on the appeals challenging a trial court’s judgement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was acquitted. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel had on […]

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More difficult to be an actress in Hollywood: Kurt Russell

London, Dec 16: Kurt Russell has slammed Hollywood for making it ‘more difficult’ for female actors to do well in comparison to their male counterparts. The 67-year-old movie icon hit out at Hollywood for its ‘historical’ mistreatment of women, reported Contactmusic.  “Historically we can look at the product that […]

Muhammad Ali was on the short list to play Superman in 1978 film

Los Angeles, Dec 16: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali and veteran actors Al Pacino and Dustin Hoffman were on the short list to play Superman in the 1978 film, producer Ilya Salkind has said.  According to the Hollywood Reporter, Salkind made the revelation on the commentary track in the newest […]

Tourism to be game-changer for Arunachal: Khandu

Dambuk, Dec 16: Tourism will be a game-changer for Arunachal Pradesh, Chief MinisterPema Khandusaid here Sunday, while expressing hope that as connectivity improves in the North East, the states will compete with each other to attract tourists. Khandu flagged off `JK Tyre Orange 4X4 Fury’, a part of the […]

Sambhaji Bhide faces protests by Dalit activists

Mumbai, Dec 16: Dalit activists Sunday protested against controversial Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide, who is accused of inciting caste violence near Koregaon-Bhima village in Pune district earlier this year, in the city. Activists of dalit outfit Bhim Army gathered outside the venue of Bhide’s speech, which was held in […]

Man held for supplying arms to militants

Jammu, Dec 16: An absconder, accused of supplying weapons to militants, was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district on Sunday, a senior police officer said. “Zahoor Ahmad Kamal alias Nika Kamal was picked up from Kishtwar town. He had evaded arrest for the last several months,” Senior Superintendent […]

Punjab CM admitted to PGI for removal of kidney stone

Chandigarh, Dec 16: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Sunday evening for undergoing a laser procedure for removal of kidney stone. The procedure for removal of kidney stone will be performed on Monday and the 76-year-old […]

Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

BRUSSELS – Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in support of the deal, the signing of which brought down Belgium’s government last week. Police said some 5,500 people marched in the bigger […]

Press review: Moscow gunning for arms deals with India and gets branded ‘the enemy’ by US

Media: Amid sanctions, Russia gunning for defense deals with India Given the need to counter sanctions, Russia seeks to support its economy not only through oil and gas exports, but also through increased defense cooperation with other countries. The Thursday meeting of the Russian-Indian Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical […]

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